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Energy behaviours as promoters of energy efficiency: A 21st century review

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  • Lopes, M.A.R.
  • Antunes, C.H.
  • Martins, N.
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    Energy behaviours represent a significant untapped potential for the increase of end-use energy efficiency in buildings. Although energy behaviours are a major determinant of energy use in buildings, energy savings potential due to behaviour are usually neglected, albeit being referred to be as high as those from technological solutions.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 6 ()
    Pages: 4095-4104

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    Keywords: Energy behaviour; Energy efficiency; Behaviour modelling; CO2 emissions; Energy efficiency; Energy policy;

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